No Surgery Surgeries at four West Virginia hospitals were cancelled yesterday after more than two dozen surgeons began a protest over the high cost of malpractice insurance. A similar walkout was averted in Pennsylvania with a promise of a plan to trim the skyrocketing insurance costs. NPR's Renee Montagne explains.

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Surgeries at four West Virginia hospitals were cancelled yesterday after more than two dozen surgeons began a protest over the high cost of malpractice insurance. A similar walkout was averted in Pennsylvania with a promise of a plan to trim the skyrocketing insurance costs. NPR's Renee Montagne explains.